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Should the Sacramento Kings Explore Their Options at the Trade Deadline?

At 16-23 and just 6.5 games back from the eighth and final postseason berth in the Western Conference, the Sacramento Kings are far from having their playoff dreams crushed. But even if they were to qualify for the postseason, they would...Show More Summary

Biggest Keys to Oklahoma City Thunder Securing 2015 Playoff Spot

Finally healthy, the Oklahoma City Thunder still have some work to do in order to nab a playoff spot in a deep Western Conference. At 18-20, the team trails the Phoenix Suns by three-and-a-half games for the eighth seed. Oklahoma City isn't accustomed to this kind of struggle. Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant might be shut down if Lakers are out of playoff contention

The Lakers are 10 games out of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference, apparently a key indicator of when they might shut down Kobe Bryant.

Preview: Lakers vs. Memphis Grizzlies

The Lakers (10-22) finally won their 10th game of the season by outshooting the Nuggets (13-19) in Denver on Tuesday night. On Friday, they Lakers host one of the top teams in the Western Conference when the Memphis Grizzlies (23-8) visit Staples Center.

The Top 5 New Year's Resolutions for the Chicago Blackhawks

There was a lot of bluster throughout the offseason about the Chicago Blackhawks being ticked off about their seventh-game loss to the Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference Final, and that the team would use that bitterness toShow More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. San Antonio Spurs: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

Christmas Day brings with it a rematch of the 2014 Western Conference Finals when the Oklahoma City Thunder take their act on the road to wage battle with the San Antonio Spurs. This marks the first of three meetings between the twoShow More Summary

NBA Christmas 2014, Thunder vs. Spurs: Time, TV schedule and live stream

The Spurs and Thunder meet on Christmas Day for the first time since the 2014 Western Conference Finals. Holiday hoops continues on Christmas Day with an afternoon matchup between the surging Oklahoma City Thunder and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs. These two Western Conference powers aren't where you'd expect this deep into the season. Show More Summary

OKC Thunder Finally Feeling Pinch of NBA's Stacked Western Conference

Before the NBA's Western Conference was a patented, contender-chocked bloodbath, the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder stood alone, together, both of equal prominence and promise. One was—and remains—a certified dynasty operating on what feels like borrowed time, ebbing in shelf life, flourishing in function. Show More Summary

Celtics to trade All-Star Rajon Rondo to Dallas Mavericks, reports say

The Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks have finalized a trade that will send All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo to the Western Conference, according to a  report in the Boston Globe.

Kris Versteeg's Unexpected Scoring Spark Key to the Chicago Blackhawks' Surge

The Chicago Blackhawks came into training camp with a burning determination fueled by their loss to the Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference Final last season. That defeat was particularly painful, as it came in overtime of the...Show More Summary

Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for the Spurs in the Month of December

The San Antonio Spurs are entering a brutal stretch to end the month of December, one that shows just how difficult the absurdly competitive Western Conference is to navigate. Determining best- and worst-case scenarios for the finalShow More Summary

LA Galaxy vs. New England Revolution: Lineups for MLS Cup final

The biggest question mark surrounding either team in Sunday's MLS Cup Final was the availability of A.J. DeLaGarza, who missed the second leg of the Western Conference finals with a hamstring injury. DeLaGarza was given the green light and is again starting at right back, where he's been playing often during the stretch run. Show More Summary

NHL scores 2014: Oilers collapse late, Blackhawks take down Blues

Here come the Oilers. Three minutes. That was all the time the Oilers had to weather before they finally claimed their first victory against a Western Conference foe. Amazingly, Edmonton had gone winless in the West in fifteen tries....Show More Summary

Sounder to Sounders Playoff Match Nov. 30

ALERT: North Sounder train service to the November 30 conference semifinal match has been cancelled due to a mudslide. Sound Transit will provide South Sounder train service to the decisive second leg of the Western Conference Finals being played by Seattle Sounders FC and the LA Galaxy Sunday, Nov. 30th at 6 p.m. The train takes off Trains take […]

Seattle vs. LA Galaxy: Winners and Losers from MLS Game

The LA Galaxy advanced to their ninth MLS Cup Final in franchise history by way of a crucial away goal scored in the 54th minute by Juninho. Bruce Arena's side lost the second leg of the Western Conference Final to Seattle 2-1, but they...Show More Summary

Galaxy trails Sounders, 2-0, at halftime of MLS playoff

The Seattle Sounders are 45 minutes from their first Major League Soccer title game and the Galaxy’s Landon Donovan is 45 minutes from retirement after the first half of Sunday’s MLS Western Conference final in frigid Seattle.

Seattle vs. LA Galaxy: Live Score, Highlights from MLS Game

Western Conference Final Second Leg--CenturyLink Field, Seattle Seattle 0-0 LA (First Half) Seattle: Frei, Yedlin, Marshall, Scott, Gonzalez, Evans, Alonso, Pineda, Neagle, Dempsey, Martins LA: Penedo, Gargan, Gonzalez, Leonardo, Rogers, Ishizaki, Sarvas, Juninho, Donovan, Keane, Zardes Follow Joe on Twitter, @JTansey90. Read more World Football news on

Three things we learned from the Blackhawks' victorious return to Los Angeles

Chicago avenged their playoff elimination on Saturday. The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings met for the first time since the Western Conference Final last summer, and the result was closer than the score indicated. The Blackhawks...Show More Summary

Galaxy has one-goal lead, playoff chops on its side against Seattle

The Seattle Sounders will have both the crowd and the weather on their side when they host the Galaxy in the deciding game of Major League Soccer's Western Conference finals Sunday at a frigid CenturyLink Field (6 p.m., ESPN, ESPN Deportes).

Seattle vs. LA Galaxy: Key Issues and Decisions That Will Shape MLS Game

For the fourth time since October 19, the Seattle Sounders and LA Galaxy will take to the pitch in a crucial Western Conference clash. This time around, a berth in the MLS Cup Final on December 7 is on the line. After the first leg of...Show More Summary

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